Trumptration

Sigmund Freud said that all of our actions are based on a single event from our past that defined us but that is so deeply repressed we have no memory of it.

I think Trump can be explained by 9/11.

At that point, we were all one. Everyone felt together. We all went to the right, not just because Bush was president but because when a nation is attacked, everyone moves towards right-wing nationalism.

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The Synoptic Problem and Delbert Burkett’s Multi-Source Hypothesis

The Synoptic Problem is a question of how the first three gospels came to be written. It is as if a teacher has been given three reports and it is obvious that the authors cheated off of one another. The two longer reports look like they branch off from the shorter report but there is also material that the longer reports share than the shorter one doesn’t. Most of this common material are sayings, which leads you to believe there was a note being passed around with nothing but quotes on it, but then the teacher also finds a little bit of non-quote material as well, and so figures it must have either been on an earlier version of the short report or had been added the quotes note being passed around. That is the Two Source Hypothesis, the theory that Matthew and Luke both copied from Mark and a lost sayings source, called Q, independently.

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Climate Change Links

Here are some links about Climate Change:

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2012/0730/Prominent-climate-change-denier-now-admits-he-was-wrong-video
‘The water table is dropping all over the world’: NASA warns we’re on the path to global drought

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/jun/12/european-coal-pollution-premature-deaths
http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2015/04/02/exploding_methane_holes_in_siberia_linked_to_climate_change_is_alaska_next.html
http://www.sciencemag.org/content/306/5702/1686.short
http://oceanrep.geomar.de/11839/
https://www.skepticalscience.com/nsh/
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.3200/ENVT.49.8.28-32?journalCode=venv20
http://www.nature.com/news/mysterious-siberian-crater-attributed-to-methane-1.15649
http://www8.nationalacademies.org/onpinews/newsitem.aspx?RecordID=12794
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2013-197
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/arctic-warming-unprecedented-in-last-44000-years/
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/9/8/085003/pdf;jsessionid=EE3D9C59E7806A17BF715C6BF93716CB.c1.iopscience.cld.iop.org
http://www.wri.org/blog/2015/06/global-tour-7-recent-droughts
https://www.ipcc.ch/publications_and_data/ar4/wg3/en/ch1s1-2-2.html
http://www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nclimate2849.html
http://www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nclimate2843.html
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v443/n7107/abs/nature05040.html
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0284.1?af=R
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0311.1?af=R
http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/BAMS-86-6-839
http://www.osti.gov/scitech/biblio/6657129
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2003GL018680/full
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2010RG000326/pdf
http://www.pnas.org/content/108/36/14769.short
http://www.mdpi.com/2225-1154/3/4/812
http://www.eecg.utoronto.ca/~prall/climate/journals.html
http://bst.sagepub.com/content/21/6/482.short

Ayn Rand Quotes

“[The teachings of Satanism are] just Ayn Rand’s philosophy with ceremony and ritual added.”
-Antony LeVay, infamous founder of “The Church of Satan” and author of The Satanic Bible (1976)

“The [Satanic Bible‘s] “Nine Satanic Statements“, one of the Church of Satan’s central doctrines, is a paraphrase, again unacknowledged, of passages from Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged.”
SatanismCentral.com

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The Dying and Rising Gods

I have posted the introduction to what is going to be a glossary of the Dying-and-Rising Gods.

Every writer wants as much feedback as possible, but when its full of radical ideas generally placed into the “crackpot theories” category by more than a sizable portion of professional scholarship, then it is even better to get an idea of where one’s weak points lie. Criticisms are welcome.